|Author: Darlene Sekerak, PT, PhD
For families with a child with special needs choosing a health plan or finding health insurance can be a difficult challenge. The North Carolina Department of Insurance offers information and links to free materials that can help. The North Carolina Institute of Medicine offers a free brochure "People with Disabilities & Chronic Illness: Questions you should ask your Health Plan".
North Carolina Department of Insurance
North Carolina Institute of Medicine Guide to Health Plan Selection
Evaluating Managed Care Plans for Children with Special Health Needs
Obtaining Quality Managed Care for Children with Disabilities or Chronic Illness